I am new to PostgreSQL and I can not found info about this. I am using pgAdmin III and my databse files are kept in instalation directory of PostgreSQL. So far so good. But now, I need to create huge DB, that is out of my HDD capacity. So I create RAID and want to move this single DB to this location. How can I specify path for single database to be somewhere else?

I dont want other on the same disk, since I have them on fast SSDs. The big one will be only for some data mining and I will remove it afterwards.


Have a look a tablespaces. You can keep the main and small parts of the database in the SSD drives and migrate the bigger tables to the tablespaces in your other drive.


In alternative the whole database can be put into the tablespace by setting the default tablespace parameter.

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